I love my battery operated leaf blower! In fact I have two. I keep one at home and the other lives in the camper. Leaf blowers, not just for leaves! See all my clever uses for leaf blowers in this fun article about all the ways to use a leaf blower.
Talk of the Town 157 is here to inspire you to make something awesome this weekend!! So many great diy ideas and recipes. It’s so hard to choose each week. I love all the features for this party.
I’ve put together the BEST collection of reclaimed wood projects. I love using weathered fencing, pallets and vintage reclaimed lumber. There is something here for everyone. What will YOU make?
It’s time for our Thrift Store Decor Team monthly project! I’m so happy with how my trinket box turned out. It’s really larger than it looks in the pictures. I haven’t quite figured out what I’m going to do with it. The thing would hold all of my remotes, but it would take up too much room on my coffee table. What would YOU do with it?
Welcome to Talk of the Town issue 156! More great diy and recipes to keep you busy this week. What will you make or bake?
I’m so excited to share my latest repurposed crib rail project. I made a chalkboard menu, perfect for busy families. The chalkboard menu has extra room for notes for the family as well as daily menus.
I’m sharing a fabulous easy chippy shutter shelf that can be used indoors or outdoors. Want to know a secret? It’s not made from a shutter. Yep, many times I substitute bi-fold doors for shutter projects. But who would ever want to search for a chippy bi-fold door?
Talk of the Town #155 is live with lots of goodies for you. Be sure to hop over to see the new projects that our creative bloggers friends are sharing. There’s something for everyone!
I’m taking a look back on my favorite upcycled projects and Home Reno DIY ideas from last year. Choosing only one a month was really difficult. There are a couple of home reno DIY projects, plus a few crafts thrown in. I hope you find something to inspire you to DIY in the new year….
Two repurposed nightstands stacked for vertical storage is the perfect solution when you are short on space but need organization. Complete details included will have you putting this on your to-do list very soon.
So many great features for you this week on Talk of the Town 154!!! We’ll be taking next week off to celebrate Christmas. Enjoy these features, and the current linkups!
Awesome thrift store projects from your favorite bloggers. Over 100 repurposed and updated thrift store items to inspire you in the coming months. Save this post, pin it, whatever you need to do. You will want to reference these projects in the future.
If you’re looking for some fabulous Christmas projects and or recipes, Talk of the Town 153 is here to help you out. The features are great, and there will be lots and lots of new projects shared over the next few days!
When you are a pet parent and have a pet with a disability or medical issues you may need to think outside the box. I couldn’t find an indoor pet ramp for my aging dog, so I decided to make one myself. Since then, I have used it for a new puppy and a geriatric cat! Step by step directions to make your own indoor pet ramp.
Easy step by step directions on how to make Christmas decor using aluminum cake pans and a cookie sheet. Sweet peppermint decor and a chalkboard. It can be used as a menu board, or a welcome sign for the front porch.
Talk of the Town 152 features include Eggnog Fudge, a Vintage Ornament Christmas tree, frozen hot cocoa and more! So many festive projects to keep you busy this holiday season.
This corner table bench is perfect for the kiddos to have their own space in the family room, dining room or playroom! It’s made out of an old bed and new lumber. Easy step by step directions for you to make one yourself.
You will love these easy to make Santa Coasters. Using 2 ply napkins is a great option to DIY any holiday coasters. *this post contains affiliate links, read more here* Materials to make DIY Santa Coasters Small Ceramic Tiles 2 Ply Holiday Napkins White School Glue Foam Brush Paper Cutter Small Cork…
It’s time for Talk of the Town! We’re up to #151 already. I hope you enjoy the features we hand picked for you. I guess there will be a lot of Holiday linkups coming up in the next few weeks. Keep your eye open for great ideas and recipes.
Turning a repurposed desk into a new piece of furniture is so much better than throwing it out. I’m sure you’ve seen a lot of repurposed desks into nightstands. But have you ever seen the two drawer sections stacked? My favorite had been the desk I repurposed into a kitchen island. But now I have a…
These DIY Candlesticks are just in time for the Holidays! I love a great challenge! Sandra from Sawdust Girl issued a challenge to make something from your scrap pile. My scrap pile may not be like your scrap pile, because I hoard fun stuff that makes awesome projects. Granted, I do have the regular scrap…
There were so many linkups this past week, choosing features was really difficult! I chose the yummy chocolate covered Ritz crackers filled with peanut butter! Oh my! The holiday ideas were so plentiful, DIY AND recipes. Surely you’re inspired to make or bake something next month!
Do you have an old dresser mirror? Turn that wooden mirror into the door for a jewelry cabinet that hangs on the wall! A simple box construction is all you need. With these step by step instructions you will know just how to make your own DIY Jewelry Wall Cabinet.
I used a reclaimed wooden spindle to make a Christmas Tree Card Holder. Using twisted wire ups the game and makes this an easy project you can do in an afternoon.
How to update a thrift store pedestal bowl using paint, glaze and a stipple effect. The stipple effect is done with a chip brush and helps to hide the brush strokes of paint and glaze.
Yummy, Yummy, Yummy! So many delicious recipe features. I’m loving all the great DIY features and a big welcome back to our friend Korrie from Red Hen Home. You’ll love her vanity project!
You may not know this, but up until this year, I’ve never been a camper. Sure, I went to the “lake” a few times when I was a teenager and stayed in a mobile home with friends’. But actually traveling around from campground to campground has been an eye opening experience. Camping with dogs has been a new experience too!
How to make a peppermint patty platter! It’s so easy and inexpensive to make. You could make a large one, or several smaller ones, or both!!! I love how this turned out and would love to make more very soon. I may even mix colors of peppermints!
oh how I love this week’s features for Talk of the Town! All of them are so inspiring! It’s hard for me to choose just one project and recipe each week from all the awesome entries!
I was cleaning out the garage this past week and came across the old top to my kitchen island. As I was taking the boards apart I knew it was the perfect specimen for an oversized stepstool for the bedroom closet. After one board was removed, it was the perfect size to make a…
Good lighting is important to me. As I get older, reading, crafting and playing games is much easier on my eyes when my home is well lit. In dim lighting situations it’s more difficult to see. I’m sharing tips and tricks for making the best of your indoor and outdoor lighting with Cree light bulbs.
Talk of the Town features are up! How to make a wreath in FIVE minutes! Count me in! Plus yummy recipes and other easy crafts to inspire you!
How to make a tall outdoor We Are Thankful sign out of reclaimed lumber. This is an easy afternoon project that will make you smile every time you see it. It’s the perfect reminder that we should be thankful for what we have.
How to make a drawer front hook rack using a broken dresser drawer and inexpensive Fleur De Lis coat hooks. This easy project only uses basic tools and paint. Don’t throw away those broken dresser drawers!
Welcome back to Talk of the Town! First, let’s take a look at what you may have missed from your party hosts! DIY Wood Christmas Gift Tags Christmas Cookie Sheet Upcycled Memo Board Twin Bed Bench Easy Headboard Bench Tutorial French Provincial Side Table Makeover How To Get SOLD On The…
How to make a Christmas stocking hanger out of a repurposed headboard. This easy tutorial will give you all the details you need to make your own Christmas stocking holder for your family.
A small French Provincial nightstand or side table gets a new look with a little gray paint. This easy furniture makeover really updates an old piece of furniture. A Finish Max paint sprayer really made a difference in painting the sides of this small table. I hope you love it as much as I do!
How do you make a twin bed bench? I’m sort of known for making a bed into a bench. Many people tell me that’s how they found My Repurposed Life. I decided that since the theme of this month’s Power Tool Challenge is Repurposed I would do what I love doing! By the way, this…
oohhhh spooky projects and yummylicious halloween recipes in this weeks Talk of the Town features. I think you’ll find something to make or bake for your ghouls and goblins later this month!
How to make a repurposed window cabinet. Grab a window, make a box add some molding and voila! You have a new window cabinet to hang on your wall and display your treasures. Well, it’s not quite THAT easy, but with my step by step directions you can make a window cabinet for yourself.